COVID19: 99 discharged, as 19 new cases are confirmed by NCDC

Edo, Akwa Ibom, Kano, Lagos and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) are among the states to record new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria.

According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), 19 cases were confirmed on Tuesday.

A statement on the verified twitter handle of NCDC on Tuesday night said Nigeria now has 362 confirmed cases in the country.

It said one death was recorded bringing the total number of deaths to 11.

Of the cases, Lagos State had 14, FCT recorded two while Kano, Edo and Akwa Ibom had one respectively.

NCDC, however, said a total of 99 patients had been discharged from isolation centres.

“Nineteen new cases of #COVID19 have been reported as follows: 14 in Lagos, 2 in FCT, 1 in Kano, 1 in Akwa Ibom and 1 in Edo.

“As at 09:20 pm 14th April there are 362 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. 99 have been discharged with 11 deaths”, it stated.

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